California State University-Northridge in Northridge: Applying information

Northridge, CA

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

6 : 1

Admission considerations

Required

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

  • Secondary school rank
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

    Acceptance Rate

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    53%

    The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

    In comparison to National Average

    California State University-Northridge acceptance rate is below national average.

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    53%
    BELOW AVERAGE

    In comparison to state Average

    Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 67%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 14%.

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    53%
    BELOW AVERAGE

    In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $0 - $10k price range

    Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 62%, so California State University-Northridge acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 9%.

    Admissions yield

    Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.

    Total

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    31%

    Full time

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    31%

    Part time

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    0%

    Retention rate

    Full-time retention rate

    79%

    Part-time retention rate

    46%

    The California State University-Northridge full-time retention rate is 79% and part-time retention rate is 46%.

    Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

    Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, good student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

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